I am a full time performer with 18 years of performance experience. I have played hundreds and hundreds of events for private events held at wineries, venues, homes and more. I can accommodate configurations from solo performance to 10 piece ensembles. I am equally adept at providing quiet atmospheric music that blends in well with a conversational cocktail party to being as clear and present as the client would like. I play music that is universally appealing to all ages and demographics. I am well known among previous and recurring clients for being extremely professional, courteous, respectful and punctual! I can provide plenty of testimonials upon request. I hope to work with you!
Price Range: $150- $2500
Gig Length: 60 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
You can expect to hear a fresh and unique blend of music that has a contemporary yet timeless vibe to it. My music is upbeat and fun and is suited for any age or demographic. My music is well suited to small, quiet cocktails parties looking for a little background ambience or for scenarios where the music is at the forefront. The music flows effortlessly into any conceivable scenario.
I pride myself on being professional, courteous, punctual, accommodating and easy to work with. I have countless satisfied clients and I have plenty of testimonials, upon request, to show for it.
Whether you are looking for a solo performer or a bigger band for your even, I am what you are looking for!
I am full time performer, instructor, recording artist and producer now based out of the Portland, OR area as of July 2017. I was born and raised in Sonoma, CA. I have played in numerous projects over the years playing everything from blues, soul, funk, new orleans, reggae, folk, hip hop, country and more. I have played everything from coffee shops to concert halls for 1500 people.
I have released 5 albums with 4 different bands since 2012. I produced 4 of those 5 albums. Most recently, I released my own album, Delta Bound, in July of 2017.
While I do my share of touring around the country with my country band Miss Lonely Hearts, I have made a large part of my living playing my own blend of blues, folk, rhythm & blues, new orleans an americana music for private events. I have played countless house parties, weddings, winery events and more. I have built a very strong reputation in the Sonoma and Napa Valley's as a go to musician, be it solo or in a large ensemble, for many types of events. I have a long list of satisfied clients can provide references and testimonials upon request.
Additional Booking Notes
- x1 electrical outlet within five feet of performance area
- adequate shade from the sun
- adequate heat from the cold
- If I am hired as a band I will require an adequate performance space. The details of this vary depending on what size of band and type of instrumentation is hired. So this detail can be discussed on a case by case basis.
- Performance are needs to be level, completely dry, preferably not dirt (but not a deal breaker)
Past Booked Events
|January 12, 2018 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm||Clark's Bistro & Pub|
|January 05, 2018 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Solo @ Emenar Cellars, Battleground WA|
|December 30, 2017 • 12:00pm - 4:00pm||Solo @ Sebastiani Theatre, Sonom CA|
|December 16, 2017 • 7:30pm - 9:30pm||Solo @ Insomnia Coffee Co. Hillsboro OR|
|December 13, 2017 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||Solo @ Wild Hare Saloon, Oregon City, OR|
|December 09, 2017 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Solo @ Northwest Liquid Gold, Vancouver WA|
|December 01, 2017 • 7:00pm - 11:00pm||Miss Lonely Hearts @ Tracy CA|
|November 30, 2017 • 8:00pm - 11:55pm||Miss Lonely Hearts @ Don Quxiote's, Felton CA|
Drown in My Own Tears - Ray Charles
I'm A Fool For You - Ray Charles
Hallelujah I Love Her So - Ray Charles
Dixie Chicken - Little Feat
Stealin' - The Wood Bros
Spirit- The Wood Bros
Georgia On My Mind - Ray Charles
Crazy Love - Van Morrison
Bring It On Home To Me - Sam Cooke
Help The Poor - BB King
Here We Go Again - Ray Charles
Malted Milk - Eric Clapton
Nobody Knows You When You Are Down And Out - Eric Clapton
Walking Blues- Eric Clapton
People Gonna Talk - James Hunter
You Can't Win - James Hunter
Freight Train - Elizabeth Cotten
Wind Cries Mary - Jimi Hendrix
I have many more songs in my set list that are either original songs or very obscure covers with my own unique interpretation of.
Influences & Inspiration
The Wood Brothers
Blind Snooks Eaglin
& many, many more!
If an extension cord is needed to provide power to the performance area it will be provided by you
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